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's mike mibach live in walnut creek where he just watched the president's address alongside gold and blue star moms. mike mibach has more now. >> reporter: sorry about that gasia, we had some problems -- issues with the audio in here. if we can just have someone turn that down. as you know gasia a lot of men and women in the bay area fought in the war in iraq. many of them lost their lives fighting in that war including ben thortlesen. his mother mary joining us. your thoughts right off the top. >> i think that the speech was really good. and i you know, i'm very -- it's hard for me to get my arms around the whole reason that we're there. and so, i have to put that aside and just embrace the fact that my son chose to take this on and to do this and you know he's a hero for that. >> reporter: he's leaves behind a wife, he leaves behind a son. hearing what the president just said being achieved in iraq, is his wife worth the sacrifice that the president said it was? >> it's hard to -- yes, of course his wife and my grandson are worth it. definitely. but it's very difficult to, you know, un
of seven people killed in that fire. mike mibach joins us now live from sanbruno. mike? >> reporter: heather, there were stories about jessica's smile, there were stories about her laughter. and then there was a story that described the bond between her and the woman who brought her into this world. ♪ how sweet the sound ♪ >> reporter: tonight a celebration of life, the life of young jessica morales. the 20-year-old's family and closest of friends guided her into the church in the highlands where on this summer weekend she was remembered for her openness, gracefulness and her love for life and friends. >> she was my best friend, my sister, my partner in crime and my ray of sunshine. she shook my quiet little world with laughter, smiles, tears and most importantly, love. >> on behalf of the family, i would like to welcome you. >> reporter: jessica morles memorial was attended as by hundreds of people. her casket dressed in showers, different shades of purple, her favorite color. her teenage years were filled with passion and design. as she grew into a young woman, as one friend
near bodega bay is closed. the highway broke out. ktvu's mike mibach is now live with the latest on this firefight. mike? >> reporter: heather, right now we know that a badega firefighter is being treated in san francisco. and in talking to firefighters today, they said that this one moved fast and as you will see, it was destructive. >> i have eyes on this crash fire. >> the call came in at 12:34 p.m. flames near highway 1 near bodega bay. the heart of the fire quickly crawled along the ground, dancing its way up the vegetation. dozers were cutting breaks. one man ran out of his trucks passing two trucks both begun engulfed in claims. residents drove away to escape the flames. >> we were taking our guard dogs out of here and everything else. >> reporter: he says a line attached to a power pole located across from his house snapped and ignited launching into what turned into an estimated 87-acre fire. >> caught fire and burned the horse fire down. that whole trailer house was in films. the fire went up the road and up the hillside there as you can see. >> reporter: close to a doz
that are signs of the times. mike mibach explains. >> reporter: the kitchen of a san francisco classic. the chiapino express, the service spot on. yesterday's special is called the recession, the focus of this dish is what did it taste like today and what does it taste like now. >> i think people are being pup more careful on what they spend. they are cutting off bottles of wine which are pure profit for the restaurants. >> reporter: a consumer driven edition is out, and residents ate out 2.3 a week. before the recession it was 3.2 times a week. despite the drop, restaurants have opened. >> the best places in the city are just little hole in the wall places that don't look like anything. >> san francisco resident taylor smith says he's noticed the the prices have dropped. they have. the average price of a meal in san francisco 1.6% . 80% of bay area diapers want organic options available. it's the doors to the san francisco staples that will most likely always stay open. in san francisco, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the survey once again ranks gary ddunco as the number one r
was at the time tuck away in what you may consider the safest place of all. mike mibach live in oakland after talking to investigators and the sister of that little girl. >> reporter: detectives tell me today that the neighborhood i'm standing in filled with gang activity. now the house behind me, that's the home that was hit in front of it not one, but two unmarked opd units, they've been here all afternoon and into the evening. this house has been targeted at least twice before but this time the gunman connected hitting a 6-year-old girl as she slept right next to her parents. >> the scene was scattered with evidence markers, dozens of bullet holes. the time was 2:15 a.m. >> it's very alarming considering that this family is just inside asleep. >> reporter: karen ramirez says ten members of her family were asleep including her 6-year-old sister who was inside her family's bedroom. >> i was sleeping and i heard a lot of gun shooting. i heard my mom screaming and i went to her room and i seen my little sister. >> reporter: 6-year-old leslie ramirez was shot. the bullet entered her arm travele
. but then they say he barricaded himself inside the home. mike mibach is nearby at opd's eastmont. mike? >> a busy night for a couple dozen oakland police officers. there was a standoff. guns were drawn. a pitbull was shot. and now a high profile murder suspect is in custody. that is with a little help from his mother. >> they had guns and their hands pointing to the husband. >> oakland police officer say they spot add homicide suspect sitting inside a car outside his home. as officers approached the suspect took off. >> the suspect ran into the house. he actually sicked several vicious dogs at the officers. the officers ended up killing the 100-pound vicious pitbull as well as wounding another very large animal. >> reporter: police cavity joiner said the 18-year-old suspect barricaded himself inside the home. his name is john martinez. late march when detectives say martinez shot four people outside a birthday party in oakland. the party was for eric a senior at skyline high. a football players who friends say had been accepted to chico state. more than five months later the evidence was in place
. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> good evening everyone. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm mike mibach in tonight for ken wayne. another search for possible clues for investigators trying to solve a mysterious string of killings. ktvu's ken pritchett live in pittsburg with the story. >> reporter: mike, beyond the entrance of this land fill, a long and winding road where our cameras cannot go, police and volunteers continued their safeco for fredrick sales, whose disappearance raises fearez may be the fifth victim anyway bizarre string of killings. truck after truck pass through the gets of the keller canyon landfill in pittsburg and while this was hardly any sign of police, they were at the dump site, beyond our cameras, searching. >> it is very time-consuming. you have to search small areas at one time. >> reporter: heroic less police spokesman doreen matthews said they had self leads in the search for fredrick sales, but says the focus is on the land fill because of the connection to the north side business park in hercules. >> the north shore business park is key, because the last
. the board of supervisors are considering an ordinance that would require them to register. mike mibach is live in san francisco tonight with our report. mike? >> reporter: frank, nightclubs not necessarily the hottest spot on a wednesday night. even so, hey, people are out. club owners are out. promoters are out. one of them told me earlier that while the city's intention may be nice there is really no such legislation from his perspective that can stop the violence outside nightclubs, especially when the "street scene starts to mix with the club scene." the san francisco nightclub scene is filled with lights, cocktails, dancing. and every now and then, especially this year, a violent act breaks out. a fight, a shooting, a death. to try to prevent it, inside city hall supervisor david chu has come up with an idea. an ordinance that would require event promoters to register with the entertainment commission. >> and the bottom line here is that there have been numerous tragedies. >> reporter: justin true is supervisor of justin chu's legislative aide. >> if there is a problem that they w
are considering an ordinance that would require them to register. mike mibach is live in san francisco tonight with our report. mike? >> reporter: frank, nightclubs not necessarily the hottest spot on a wednesday night. even so, hey, people are out. club owners are out. promoters are out. one of them told me earlier that while the city's intention may be nice there is really no such legislation from his perspective that can stop the violence outside nightclubs, especially when the "street scene starts to mix with the club scene." the san francisco nightclub scene is filled with lights, cocktails, dancing. and every now and then, especially this year, a violent act breaks out. a fight, a shooting, a death. to try to prevent it, inside city hall supervisor david chu has come up with an idea. an ordinance that would require event promoters to register with the entertainment commission. >> and the bottom line here is that there have been numerous tragedies. >> reporter: justin true is supervisor of justin chu's legislative aide. >> if there is a problem that they worked on then the entertainment c
while the police find another possible victim. >> i'm mike mibach in for ken wayne. >> and i'm heather holmes. four homicides and a missing am man. it took police to an east bay landfill. thousands looked through the trash for a body. tonight the four known victims were memorialized. maureen naylor. >> reporter: mike, a candlelight vigil with those victims. while that ongoing search for that missing hercules minute turned up nothing today. [ music ] >> reporter: with music and cageds, organizers say the goal was to start the healing process. >> i didn't know anybody. but because it hit so close to home, it is just one of those things that you don't imagine happening in your area. and it's just really shocking. >> it is this type of tragedy is pretty tough for all of us to swallow. >> reporter: also tough for some to swallow, including in the prayer candles lit for the murder victims was one for the accused killer. >> my understanding is the folks from villaho would like us to include the suspect. and our response to them is we are not here to be judgmental. we are here to promote peace
. immaculate conception academy faces a financial challenge as it tries to stay afloat. mike mibach joins us with the story. >> reporter: students from low income families take them out of classroom, launch them into the corporate world, preparing them for the challenges and successes they could soon face. the sound of office work in downtown san francisco, in counts receivable there's maddison rogert. >> it's kind of hard, what they do on the computer stuff. >> i already know how to stuff. >> reporter: and selina in the accounting office. >> i already know how to use phone and use excel. >> reporter: they are not students they are employees. mark downy is their boss. >> they sit and do their job. we have to stand back sometimes and say, gee these are just high school students. >> reporter: they are two of about 250 girls who attend the immaculate academy. a work study program founded by the jesuit's. we were at the school when the program launched two years ago, today we came back. >> terrific success with some challenges. >> reporter: matt strobie is business manager, he says about 60 comp
of games left, everyone right now is a big game. mike mibach has our report. >> reporter: the hunt for october is indeed on. tonight, the ballpark early on was lech tree fyking as fans are starting to smell pennant baseball. >> finally they are in first place. >> giants fever. >> hum, baby. >> it's alive and well. tonight, fans toured a muni. the line was a quarter mile long. >> the push for the play-offs, is in the san francisco air. >> it's a great feeling. you know, being in the mix, ready to hit the post-season. giants are playing good. they look good. >> look around you. it's play-off atmosphere. >> wow. >> this place is hopping. it's electric. it's like yankee stadium. >> giant hall of fame broadcaster says the team knows very well about the seven year play-off drought. the 2010 story of the giant is one that has a lot of leg. >> for me, it's a different kind of adrenaline. it's an adrenaline of fear. >> don't screw it up. >> the giants could make it in the world series, which is way ahead of the story right now, but i think, you know, this would be something like they've nev
. with more than a handful of games left, everyone right now is a big game. mike mibach has our report. >> reporter: the hunt for october is indeed on. tonight, the ballpark early on was lech tree fyking as fans are starting to smell pennant baseball. >> finally they are in first place. >> giants fever. >> hum, baby. >> it's alive and well. tonight, fans toured a muni. the line was a quarter mile long. >> the push for the play-offs, is in the san francisco air. >> it's a great feeling. you know, being in the mix, ready to hit the post-season. giants are playing good. they look good. >> look around you. it's play-off atmosphere. >> wow. >> this place is hopping. it's electric. it's like yankee stadium. >> giant hall of fame broadcaster says the team knows very well about the seven year play-off drought. the 2010 story of the giant is one that has a lot of leg. >> for me, it's a different kind of adrenaline. it's an adrenaline of fear. >> don't screw it up. >> the giants could make it in the world series, which is way ahead of the story right now, but i think, you know, this would be som
and then cashed. mike memike mibach has more. >> reporter: the crime starts when the thief sticks his or her hand inside, and starts grabbing bills that were left for your mail carrier. this is the town of san an san anselmo. >> fairly quiet, stable. >> reporter: like many street, mailboxes are front and center. this long time resident -- >> there have been mail thefts around here for forever. >> reporter: including one this week and last week. >> a resident placed their mail at a curbside mailbox in front of the residence with outgoing checks to pay some bills and the mail was taken from the box subsequently. >> reporter: in one case, a thief cashed in $12,000, not in san anselmo. the crime is called white washing. >> it's where they use bald point ink, not printed ink and then they can go in and fill out their name on fictitious checks. >> reporter: we ran into this mail carrier in san anselmo. what appears to be becoming more common than leaving mail in the boxes is people going to the mailbox. >> i do the same thing with pg&e and other bills. >> reporter: why not put a stamp on it? >> it's no
of mail. thieves are looking for checks that be altered and then cashed. mike memike mibach has more. >> reporter: the crime starts when the thief sticks his or her hand inside, and starts grabbing bills that were left for your mail carrier. this is the town of san an san anselmo. >> fairly quiet, stable. >> reporter: like many street, mailboxes are front and center. this long time resident -- >> there have been mail thefts around here for forever. >> reporter: including one this week and last week. >> a resident placed their mail at a curbside mailbox in front of the residence with outgoing checks to pay some bills and the mail was taken from the box subsequently. >> reporter: in one case, a thief cashed in $12,000, not in san anselmo. the crime is called white washing. >> it's where they use bald point ink, not printed ink and then they can go in and fill out their name on fictitious checks. >> reporter: we ran into this mail carrier in san anselmo. what appears to be becoming more common than leaving mail in the boxes is people going to the mailbox. >> i do the same thing with pg&
everyone. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm heather holmes. >> in its place, one word that speaks volume, "censored." the san francisco-based website pulled its adult ads, which critics say exploits sexual exploitation. debora villalon. >> reporter: halpern we're in the sunset district, headquarters for craigslist and someone posted a sign with the same word "censor," that now appears on the website. the adult ads are gone, but it appears to be a grudging move by a company under fire. >> these prostitution ads enable human trafficking, assaults on women. they are flagrant and rampant. >> reporter: 17 states joined in a letter, urging craigslist to stop offering ads for sex and today, inexplicable, the link to adult services read "censored" instead. no explains from the company, satisfaction from its critics. >> our hope is that other sites will learn from craigslist's actions. the message here really is put people above profits. >> reporter: the ads generality about a third of craigslist revenue, $36 million a year, but made pimping and prostituting as easy as the click of a house. bay area congr
vigils were held tonight to celebrate the lives that that lost their lives so suddenly in san bruno. mike mibach begins our coverage. >> reporter: this catholic parish came together looking to heal. the sounds of st. cecilia faded with the arrival of the hurst. a mother in one, the daughter in the other. the mother was greeted with opened arms by family and friends. >> we know they're in heaven now. so that's a comfort, it's the holes in our hearts that need healing and need to be filled. >> reporter: every single one waited to pay their respects and then to pray for jaquelyn gray and then janessa. >> she was a person that was a role model to everyone. when i saw her, i knew, i could be like her because she didn't have a mean bone in her body. >> she would walk down the hall and say hello to everybody whether it was a kindergartener, an eighth grader or a teacher. >> what i saw in jackie was that her girls were her life. >> reporter: their memories captured forever in time and for those they leave behind. faith will carry their spirit forever. >> we will feel their presence, we believe th
released of the gunman. reporting here in east oakland, mike mibach. >>> palo alto police said today there have been four incidents of indecent exposure in the last few days. police arrested galindo after a complaint. but police say it's likely another man is responsible for the three other epbs dents. police released two sketches today they say resemble the man. they are described as latino and weighing about 180 to 200 pounds. >>> here's saopl of the temperatures from today -- here's some of the temperatures from today. we showed you the records earlier, here are more of the city. high temperatures tomorrow are coming down. i have got fog right now off of point ray. the winds will kick up. patchy coastal fog tomorrow, it's still going to be inland. overnight lows, it's still going to be warm in san jose when you wake up. livermore near 65 degrees, and 62 in the antioch. forecast highs tomorrow, look for the 40s. they are 100s. the cool air coming gone, records should be dealt with. when i come back in the five day forecast i'll show you which days will be the coolest and what your
, mike mibach. >>> palo alto police said today there have been four incidents of indecent exposure in the last few days. police arrested galindo after a complaint. but police say it's likely another man is responsible for the three other epbs dents. police released two sketches today they say resemble the man. they are described as latino and weighing about 180 to 200 pounds. >>> here's saopl of the temperatures from today -- here's some of the temperatures from today. we showed you the records earlier, here are more of the city. high temperatures tomorrow are coming down. i have got fog right now off of point ray. the winds will kick up. patchy coastal fog tomorrow, it's still going to be inland. overnight lows, it's still going to be warm in san jose when you wake up. livermore near 65 degrees, and 62 in the antioch. forecast highs tomorrow, look for the 40s. they are 100s. the cool air coming gone, records should be dealt with. when i come back in the five day forecast i'll show you which days will be the coolest and what your weekend will be like. >>> san francisco supervisors
exercise. mike mibach is at the park now with details on what he has learned about what happened there today. mike? >> reporter: frank, here is what i learned. i know that that one officer who was hurt is a federal police officer. i know that his work day started right here at this gun range in the east bay and all of a sudden in that work day got interrupted suddenly when he had to be airlifd to the hospital. [ sound of shooting ] >> reporter: this is the chabot gun club located in castro valley. [ sound of shooting ] >> a popular spot for law enforcement agencies across the bay, it is a prime location, tucked away in the east bay hills used primarily by the permits for training exercises. [ sound of shooting ] >> including camp parks police. the federal police agency is based in dublin patrolling this 2400-acre complex home to army reservists [ sound of shots ] >> this morning a camp officer was there when his weapon accidentally discharged. a spokesman says the officer was transported to eden medical center in castro valley where a doctor treated a single gunshot wound to one
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